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civic duty for a change, of course. >>> and here we go again with the birther craze. a texas republican congressman blake farenthold believes the house has the votes to impeach obama. he made the comments while responding to a question over the legitimacy over the president's birth certificate. >>> new york senator kirsten gillibrand has inked a book deal. it will be both a memoir and call to action for women to become more involved in politics. financial terms have not been disclosed. >>> and south carolina governor nikki haley will finally announce plans to run for a second term. she's seen her poll numbers slip in recent months. her democratic opponent has already announced plans to challenge her again. >>> and that's your morning's dish of "scrambled politics." >>> and our first look at the weather, i'm joined by bill karins. >> morning. rainy tuesday. i know. nap day. >> well, maybe. >> if we should be so lucky. >> it's not happening for me either. this morning we're going to deal with some travel issues out there for a lot of us. bring the umbrella if it's not raining already. fla
with major league baseball. george zimmerman back in the headlines after a traffic stop in texas. o.j. simpson wins parole but not his freedom and some nonbelievers get their sweet reven revenge. >>> good morning, cleveland kidnapper aerial castro is expected to speak today at his sentencing hearing. as part of the plea deal he'll be spared the death penalty. prosecutors say the man they call a monster will spend the rest of his days behind bars. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. aerial castro has agreed to that plea deal that includes a minimum sentence, life in prison and 1,000 years. for a crime they will detail for the first time in court today. we already know aerial castro's future. >> this man is going to prison for the rest of his life. >> reporter: today we'll learn about his horrific past. in hours prosecutors will present expert testimony that outlines decade of abuse for a man they call a monster. castro has pleaded guilty to kidnapping amanda berry, gina dejesus. and rape, assault and murder. >> my addiction to pornography and sexual problem has taken a to
. >>> texas senator ted cruz admitted republicans do not have the votes to defund obama care, but says he is, quote, not convinced that president obama wouldn't defund his own health care law if congress gave him the opportunity to do so. >>> at the end of the video music awards last night, president barack obama showed his support for katy perry's finale and her song "roar" by tweeting to her after she tweeted about obama care. he said thanks for spreading the word, #roar. >> michelle and her daughters went to broadway to see the play "trip to bountdful." >>> organizers might be regretting the pick of metlife stadium for february's super bowl. the farmer's al mack is predicting a cold championship game. next year's game is the first to be played at an outdoor setting in cold weather. the almanac is right about 80% of the time. somebody right about 100% of the time is bill karins. >> 80% of the time is right? it's kind of like the national inquirer, every now and then they'll get a big story right. we'll find out super bowl sunday. a lot of weather headlines over the weekend. one of the big
at scrambled politics. ted cruz of texas will remain a canadian citizen for eight more months before he can officially cut ties with the country where he was born. at a town hall meeting last night about defunding obamacare, cruz praised former south carolina senator jim demint for being as nearly as action stars or super heros are. >> kids all over the world wear super man pajamas. super man wears chuck norris pajamas. and let me tell you, chuck norris wears jim demint pajamas. >> texas governor rick perry also wanted to kill the affordable care act, but politico reports his aides are in talks to accept an estimated $100 million through the health law. republican senator lamar alexander is now facing a primary challenger in his bid for re-election. his on poe nent is joe carr whose campaign banner misspelled the last word with an extra t. they later fixed it. north carolina state senator is resigning to protest the state's new voter i.d. law. she'll help citizens get photo i.d.s. january gone take says nancy reagan wants to see the butler. fonda says she'll get her a dvd. and president oba
's this morning's first look at scrambled politics. apparently in texas when you stand up you better be prepared to pay up. republicans there want state senator wendy davis to cough up the cost for last month's special session. a republican says davis should reimburse taxpayers since it was her filibuster that forced lawmakers to come back. >>> a new poll spells struggle for senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. it is still 15 months before they go to the polls but it shows allyson lundergan grimes leading the polls by 1%. both results fall within the margin of error. >> new jersey governor chris christie, he is reaching into the deep pockets of casino billionaire, sheldon adelson. last night fund-raiser was for the governor's re-election efforts and not a potential 2016 bid. >>> a fed up senator harry reid was not pleased when he talked thursday to try to prevent debate on a transportation bill. here's what happened when senator tammy baldwin tried to call the chamber to order. listen. >> madam president. madam president -- >> the majority leader. >> have them sit down and shut up, okay? it's
abbott would absolutely demolish idiot in wendy davis texas in governor race. run wendy run. >>> the recall effort against san diego mayor bob filner is under way. they're gathering signatures to oust the mayor. >>> actress susan sarandon hosted a fund-raiser at her ping-pong club in new york. >>> president george w. bush took a whopping 50 trips to his texas ranch, totalling 323 days in the same time period. >>> that's going to do it for your morning dish scrambled politics. >>> here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. how many vacation days for you? >> 43 if i'm lucky. >>> let's talk about what's going on out there with the weather. over the weekend, got drenched in the southeast. the big story, all of the pictures of that devastating fire in idaho, that's where it's located there, just north of the fairfield area. idaho has definitely been one of the bull's eye points. yesterday, it was 97 in boise. 90 in billings. 98 in denver. lot of the heat that's in the west is now going to head east, after another cool weekend. it looks like temperatures are going to soar this weekend.
for the affordable care act while 36% approve. voters in the state of texas had to show identification to cast their ballots at the polls. president obama spoke about efforts to halt voter i.d. laws like those in texas. >> our attorney general can go ahead in jurisdictions that seem to be intent on preventing people from voting and that have a racial element to it, even though largely it's probably for partisan reasons, then we need to go ahead and enforce the law. >>> listen to this, at the university of alabama, members of sororities were reportedly offered free drinks and limousines if they voted in a board of education election. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> now for a look at the national weather outside we turn to dillon. it's still out there. >> it is hot. it is going to continue again today but relief is in sight. by sunday it will drop down to a high of about 80 degrees. we're close to 80 in minneapolis right now at 75. 70 in chicago. 72 in new york city but in boston it's 64 degrees and it's going to stay in the 60s later this afternoon thanks to the clouds
park in texas has found a really inventive way to keep their patrons cool. look at that. they created an ice dump where staff dumped a full ton, 2,000 pounds of ice on to swimmer. >> they are chanting "we want ice reques ice." >> let's take a look. the problems out there this morning is in missouri. we have flash flooding that's in mostly rural sections of missouri. on i-44, a big interstate through the state, we have who r -- horrendous flooding going on. we're going to see humidity increasing on the east coast. e we already have showers and storms around baltimore and washington, d.c., this morning. the humidity is up on the east coast. it's been a nice break, but now the heat is going to return. >> lovely. >>> a shocking new statistic on drinking and walking. >>> and will the amazon entrepreneur change face of journalism? ♪ (tires screeching) red hot deal days are back. (alarm beeping) stop for no one. what? it's red hot deal days. get $100 off the samsung galaxy note ii with features like pop-up play. lets you use any app while watching video. or use the s pen for hand-written n
that got hit hard yesterday. the heat wave continues in texas. that's the other big story. it was 105 yesterday in dallas. that eight days in a row of 100-degree heat. when will the heat wave end? no time soon. 100 right through the upcoming weekend. no rain in sight. and speaking of rain, we had a little bit overnight in areas of the northeast. we'll have additional rain as we go throughout the day to day. not all day. airports have hit and miss delays with showers and storms. >> the summer thunderstorms really are strong. >> especially northeast, the humidity is up. >>> jackie robinson defaced, the ft. hood shooter working toward his own execution, plus, the best and worst performance in small cars when it comes to the crash tests. [ male announcer ] running out of steam? ♪ now you can give yourself a kick in the rear! v8 v-fusion plus energy. natural energy from green tea plus fruits and veggies. need a little kick? ooh! could've had a v8. in the juice aisle. >>> welcome back. now to other stories making headlines this morning, the house in cleveland where aerial castro held thre
, playing it safe, each only played one series in the game when former texas longhorn quarterback came in for the niners and i am so sad to say he threw this beautiful long pass to mike adams. broncos win 10-6. >>> and finishing out the nfl games, the bangles made it look easy. can someone hand the tigers a broom, please? detroit is on a 12-game hot streak, they swept the cleveland indians in four games. next up the tigers, a-rod and the yankees in new york. on to golf, check out this long birdie put on the 16. will it go in? yes it will. miami star lebron james tweeted a cell feed before going to court in ohio to serve jury duty. he wrote, time to do my civic dutiy. >> celebrity surf era moan davara captured the video of a southern white whale and her calf swimming side by side. you don't see that every day. you don't see this every day, they got down and dirty at the fifth annual combine -- drivers take out their old harvesters trying to be the last one standing. that looks kind of dangerous, those are pretty big items there. >> who knew such a thing existed. >> you got to have some
. >>> everything's bigger in texas. the houston texans, new screen there, the largest indoor video screen. >> now that's a tv. >> 53 feet high. 277 feet long. the cost, $16 million. that's 15,000 square feet. okay, you would have to stake 1400 60-inch tvs to get that. you know what i'll be doing after work. if i don't come in tomorrow that's what i'm doing. >>> jason dufner won the pga championship, he took the trophy to the empire state building. little windy. some rain flying. dufner's wife sleeping next to his trophy. >> it's like his blankie. >> thanks so much, richard. >>> time to switch gears and dig deeper into our top political stories and joining me on the phone is lynn sweet. thank you for being here. >> good morning. >>> let's talk new jersey politics, cory booker won the democratic nomination for the senator. what kind of senator do you expect him to be? >> well, actually, for all of the popularity he has and high name recognition, usually when people come to the senate with that high profile they try to keep it low. that's what hillary clinton, that's what barack obama did. when you
fortune could be between $250 million and $500 million. >>> republican senator ted cruz of texas is dealing with questions with his birth place and whether he's eligible to run for president. he releaseded his birth certificate which shows he was born in alberto, canada. he was renounce canadian citi n citizensh citizenship. >> i was born in canada. my mother is a u.s. citizen. she was born in wilmington. lived most of her life in the u.s.. so i'm a citizen by birth. those are the facts of my birth and i'll let other people worry about the legal consequences. >>> embattled san diego mayor bob filner supporters came out of the woodwork monday. he's supposedly talking about a possible settlement with gloria allr allred. >>> former secretary of state hillary clinton -- that looks like a dog. okay. here is chris christie. reportedly she's against the mini series about her life because it's more likely to hurt than help a presidential campaign. new jersey governor chris christie signed a bill that bars licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight. he believes people
to rule at high noon. manziel investigation. did texas a&m's johnny manziel profit from autographs. >>> closing arguments in the trial of mob boss whitey boger. >>> i'm veronica de la cruz, nice to see you. americans at home and around the world remain on high alert after credible terror threats. this morning there are new details about why they're forcing many embassies and consulates to remain closed. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker has details. >> reporter: back at camp david president obama is getting brief tinges on the threat that has shut middle eastern diplomatic posts and put americans traveling abroad on high alert. >> there's been an awful lot of chatter out there, conversation among terrorists about the planning that's going on, very reminiscent of what we saw pre 9/11. >> reporter: according to two top u.s. officials the terror plot could include one large attack or simultaneous attacks around the world, but the intelligence still isn't crystal clear. from cairo to kabul are bracing themselves. although the streets of kabul were closed, the embassies are o
air to the north coming out of canada, hot air in texas. all that air is being forced up into the atmosphere over the heartland. that's where all the travel trouble will be today. that's where the flash flooding concerns are. yes, there's a chance of scattered storms in the east including philly and d.c. garden variety summer storms. what's happening in missouri is like epic, torrential, we feel horrib horrible. >> we'll keep an eye on it. >>> straight ahead, the story of a sinking ship and the man who saves his dog first and then goes back for his wife. plus, the donald is about to get his hands on one of washington's most historic landmarks. if you've got it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and man, you know how that feels. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if y
. she'll make appearances in arizona, texas and georgia. >>> the sentencing of private bradley manning prompted this tweet of lady gaga. the news is devastating. if you're own complaint speak up about injustice, who will. >>> the last batch of nixon's oval office tapes are available at the nixon library. in 1973 after key aides were forced to resign, nixon spoke on the phone to the chief of staff. >> it's a tough thing, bob, but you and for john, the rest, but damn it, i'm never discussing it again. >> a new poll found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault
. >>> joining us in health news. one area in texas has an outbreak of measles. the same church where leaders have warned against vaccines citing the debunk theory that they cause autism. they're hosting vaccination clinics to try to stop it from spreading. the senior past who are is encouraging everyone to get vaccinated unless you have it covered by faith. >>> now for your first look at business. we turn to cnbc's jackie deangelis. >> betty, good morning. cnbc has learned that president obama will likely name larry summers as the next fed chairman. he will replace ben bernanke who is expected to step down before his term ends in january. summers is former secretary of the u.s. treasury. >>> meantime, starbucks ceo howard schultz says the coffee chain won't follow other companies in cutting worker health insurance. the companies with more than 50 employees have to provide coverage for those who work more than 30 hours a week. >>> mcdonald's is adding chicken wings to the menu for a limited time on september 9th. wings are one of the fastest growing categories with sales topping $8 billion la
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